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Wednesday, 30 September 2009 04:57

EU to MP3 vendors: Turn it down!

The European Union has proposed safety standards for MP3 players sold in Europe that would place a default limit on the volume they can generate. Consumers would be able to override the default but would be warned of the risks of doing so.

Published in Mobility
Wednesday, 23 September 2009 04:38

Ellison: Sun losing millions, keeping MySQL

Speaking at a forum in Silicon Valley, Oracle CEO Larry Ellison said that the delay while European Union regulators consider whether to approve Oracle's acquisition of Sun is costing the latter company US$100 million a month. He also insisted that the Oracle would maintain MySQL and outlined an ambitious future for the combined companies.

Published in Strategy
Friday, 04 September 2009 01:34

EC launches investigation of Oracle-Sun deal

The European Commission confirmed today that it will take an "in-depth" look at Oracle's pending acquisition of Sun Microsystems. The Commission could take up until January to decide whether the merger would have a significant anticompetitive effect.

Published in Strategy



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